Results tagged with 'alcoholism'
Published Feb. 16, 2013
New Year's resolutions and Lent are popular times of year for people to "take a break" from drinking alcohol. For social drinkers, this might be a healthy choice, but for those who quit to determine if they have a problem or not might need to do more.
Published Feb. 13, 2013
Everyone knows about peer pressure for teens. But our culture seems to take in stride the prevalence of peer pressure in the adult world, especially where alcohol is concerned - and especially here in Milwaukee. And those who abstain - for whatever reason - are often seen as just plain strange.
Published Feb. 11, 2013
Whether to allow teens to drink at home is a difficult parental decision and a controversial topic. Although some parents demand absolute abstinence from their teens or pre-teens, others believe that their kids are going to experiment with alcohol whether they forbid it or not.
Published Feb. 22, 2011
I'm no drunkorexic, but I can relate to this. Occasionally, I have been offered a dessert or a second slice of pizza and I said, only half jokingly, "Thanks, but I am saving my caloric intake for beer."
Published June 5, 2010
Most of us know what beer goggles are, what coyote ugly means and are all too familiar with drunk dialing. And why shouldn't we? After all we live in one of the drunkest cities or the drunkest depending on which list you've seen. And now that the hot, humid weather has begun to roll in and Summerfest is just around the corner, any day seems like a good day for a drink.
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Recovery Now! is celebrating it's second anniversary with a new series specifically targeting people whose dysfunctional background is hampering their addiction recovery. The series will be based on Tim Sledges book "Moving Beyond Your Past". "Tim Sledge has put together a fascinat...
Ned, Dan and Debbie review your Inward, Upward and Outward journey as you move away from addiction and into recovery, this week on Recovery Now!
My father was a lifelong Milwaukeean, until he moved to the San Diego about 16 years ago. Despite being born and bred in Milwaukee, Dad had (and still has) absolutely no use for the weather here, particularly from October to May. And now that he's lived out there for so long, where it's always ...
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